Class Notes, Spring/Summer 2023

Jenny McDowell
As Emory University’s head coach for 26 seasons, Jenny McDowell (BBA ’88, MEd ’90) helped set a new standard in collegiate volleyball.


Neely Young (BBA ’66) of Marietta published Georgia Made, a book compiling the stories of some of Georgia’s most influential figures of the 20th century. An award-winning columnist, Young began his career at the Valdosta Daily Times and oversaw newspapers in Marietta, Canton, Dalton and Clayton County before becoming CEO of Morris Newspaper Corp. He later co-founded Southern Publishing Co. and was publisher and editor of Georgia Trend magazine.


Jack Butler (BBA’ 74) of Winter Garden, Fla., was appointed chair of the Standards and Codes Committee for the American Institute of Building Design and was named the group’s industry representative on the International Code Commission.


Brantley Barrow (BBA ’76) of Atlanta was named chairman of the board for Adolfson & Peterson Construction, a Minneapolis-based construction management and contracting company. He worked in construction for more than 30 years before retiring as CEO from Hardin Construction in 2014.

George Erwin (MBA ’76) of Savannah was named Savannah Technical College’s Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year and selected to represent the college in the Technical College System of Georgia’s statewide competition. He has been a marketing instructor at Savannah Tech since 2006.

Chip Miller (BBA ’76) of Rabun Gap was chosen as the 2023 Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School STAR Teacher by 2023 STAR Student Aidan Min. A member of the Upper School Humanities department who teaches AP Economics and American government, Miller came to the school in 2014 after a 22-year career as a trial lawyer.

Hal Kravitz (BBA ’79) of Atlanta joined The 3rd BevCo as a board advisor. He is lead independent director on the board of Celsius Holdings and spent more than 30 years as a leader in the Coca-Cola system.

Jake Woodall (MBA ’79) of Houston, Texas, was named VP of midstream for W&T Offshore, an oil and natural gas producer. He joined the company in 2008 as market development director and has more than four decades of marketing and midstream experience.


Rhett Butler (BBA ’81, MBA ’83) of Rome joined the Rome board of directors for United Community Bank. He is a senior EVP for Brown & Brown Insurance and has served on the board of directors for YMCA of Rome & Floyd County for more than 20 years.

Leland Malchow (BBA ’82) of Augusta is the co-founder of Nimmons Malchow Johnson, a personal injury law firm, which placed at No. 35 on the 2023 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.

Archie Brown (BBA ’83) of Cincinnati, Ohio, was elected to the board of directors for CNO Financial Group. A 40-year veteran of the banking industry, he has served as president and CEO of First Financial Bancorp and First Financial Bank since 2018. Previously, he held the same position at MainSource Financial.

Elisha Finney (BBA ’83) of Park City, Utah, joined the board of directors for Viatris, a global pharmaceutical and health care corporation. A longtime public company executive, she recently retired as EVP and CFO of Varian Medical Systems.

Mark Wiessing (MBA ’83) of Amsterdam, Netherlands, was appointed as CEO for Rabobank Australia and named regional manager, Australia and New Zealand. He joined Rabobank in 2006 and has more than 30 years of global financial experience, holding positions in South America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.

Mark Kauffman (BBA ’84) of Atlanta was appointed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by Gov. Brian Kemp. He is the former CEO of Treadmaxx Tire Distributors, previously Kauffman Tire, and a former member of the Terry College Dean’s Advisory Council.

Mark Morris (AB ’84) of Savannah celebrated his retirement from 31 years of service in the Army Reserves and Army National Guard, where he worked as a Blackhawk and Chinook helicopter pilot and served as aviation safety officer.

Trey Paris (BBA ’84, MBA ’85) of Atlanta joined Freeman Mathis & Gary as a managing director in the Freeman Mathis Decisions division. He has more than 35 years of experience in government relations, including roles at General Electric
and The Coca-Cola Co., and was most recently a managing director at Taylor English Decisions. He received the 2022 Top Registered Lobbyist Award from James magazine.

Carolyn Seefer (BBA ’84) of Walnut Creek, Calif., retired after more than 35 years as a professor of business administration. Since 1996 she taught at Diablo Valley College, where she was named teacher of the year in 2008-2009, was faculty advisor for Phi Beta Lambda, represented her department on the academic senate and served on the college scholarship committee, among other activities.


Dan Satterfield (BBA ’87) of Scottsdale, Ariz., was appointed CFO of StandardAero, a turbine engine maintenance, repair and overhaul provider. He joined the company from Honeywell Aerospace, where he served four years as CFO overseeing the firm’s aerospace portfolio.

Jenny McDowell (BBA ’88, MEd ’90) of St. Pete Beach, Fla., stepped down as head coach of the Emory University volleyball team, a position she held for 27 years. The fifth-winningest coach in Division III history, her teams earned a berth to 26 consecutive NCAA tournaments, appearing in five national championship matches and winning two national titles. Prior to joining Emory, she was an assistant coach for UGA Volleyball.

Dave Morgan (BBA ’88) of Alpharetta was named CFO of ClearStar, a provider of technology-based services in background and medical screening. He has more than three decades of financial leadership experience, most recently as CFO of Cendyn, a provider of SaaS technology for the hospitality industry.

Chris Etheridge (BBA ’89) of Dunwoody was named managing partner for Frazier & Deeter’s Alpharetta office. He is a partner in the firm’s assurance and advisory practice. A Certified Fraud Examiner, he also serves on the Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce board of directors.


Joe Alexander (BBA ’90) of Miami, Fla., joined the New York office of global law firm Latham & Watkins as a partner in the firm’s mergers and acquisitions and private equity practices. He previously spent 14 years at DLA Piper, most recently serving as advisor to the chair and vice chairman.

Laura English (BBA ’91) of Jackson was sworn in as a member of the Butts County Board of Education. A sixth generation Butts Countian, she is a business insurance consultant working with State Farm agents in middle and south Georgia.

Brian Johnson (BBA ’91) of Cumming was named sales manager for Fischer Homes’ Atlanta division. He has two decades of experience in the home building industry, including with Taylor Morrison, Ryland Homes and CalAtlantic Homes.

Kevin May (BBA ’91) of Morganton retired as Clayton County Public Schools athletic director, a position he held since 2010. Over a 30-year career, he held numerous positions in coaching and athletics.

Matt Clark (BBA ’92, MAcc ’93, MBA ’04) of Mableton was selected to the Business and Industry Advisory Council of the Georgia Society of CPAs. He is the founder of Veritas CFO, which provides CFO services to companies in the logistics and transportation industry.

Todd Davis (BBA ’92, MBA ’04) of Athens joined Lean Solutions Group as VP of strategic development. A logistics veteran, prior to joining the company he served as president and CEO of Davis Transfer Co. and VP of USA Truck.

Bob Ellis (BBA ’92) of Milton was unanimously voted vice chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. He serves as the board’s District 2 commissioner representing Milton, Mountain Park and parts of Alpharetta, Roswell and Sandy Springs. He is a national product leader for CNA Financial Corp., a property and casualty insurance company.

Julie Schertell (MAcc ’92) of Alpharetta was appointed to the board of directors for INDA, a nonprofit organization serving companies in the nonwoven engineered fabrics industry. She is president and CEO of Mativ, a special materials company formed through the merger of paper firms Neenah and Schweitzer-Mauduit International.

Roger Shannon (MBA ’92) of Brownsboro, Ala., was appointed as CFO for Lakeland Industries, a manufacturer of protective clothing for industry, health care and first responders. He has over 35 years of experience in financial strategy and accounting, most recently serving as CFO and treasurer for Charah Solutions.

Carlton Hamer (BBA ’93) of Dunwoody was named CFO of One Planet Group, a private equity firm that owns a suite of online technology and media businesses. He was formerly CFO of Autoweb and spent 15 years at Cox Automotive.

Rachel Perry (BBA ’93) of Mableton was named to Business Insurance magazine’s list of Women to Watch. An experienced risk management leader, she is chief innovation officer for commercial risk at Aon.

Doug Ross (AB ’93) of Germantown, Tenn., was appointed as president of Peli BioThermal, a packaging manufacturer for the life sciences industry. He most recently served as SVP at Eversana.

Tyler Taylor (BBA ’93) of Columbia, Tenn., was named CEO of Elbert Memorial Hospital in Elberton. He most recently served as CEO of Wayne Medical Center in Waynesboro, Tenn., and was formerly director of revenue cycle for Family Health Group Inc.

Mark Murphy (BBA ’94, MBA ’07) of Amherst, Va., joined Avis Industrial Corp. as VP, manufacturing and supply chain. He spent more than 20 years with WestRock as a leader in operations and risk management and most recently served as president and general manager of Seven Hills Paperboard.

Steve Reagin (BBA ’94) of Dacula was named president of Signature Bank of Georgia. He has nearly 30 years of banking experience and was previously EVP and chief lending officer for Signature Bank.

Bernard Stanford Jr. (BBA ’94) of Stockbridge was named East Metro Atlanta president for United Community Bank, leading the bank’s commercial operations in Henry, Rockdale and Newton counties. He joined United in 2018 as SVP and regional banking manager and has previous experience at Wells Fargo and BB&T.


Tonya Davies (BBA ’95) of Jersey City, N.J., was named to Business Insurance magazine’s list of Women to Watch. An experienced insurance executive and medical professional liability underwriter, since 2019 she has served as COO for Professional Risk Management Services.

DeAnn Golden (MBA ’95) of Marietta was appointed to the Georgia Real Estate Commission by Gov. Brian Kemp. She is president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties and was formerly president of the Atlanta Realtors Association, which named her Realtor of the Year in 2017.

Tate McDaniel (BBA ’95) of Brentwood, Tenn., joined ClarisHealth as the company’s chief revenue officer, where he leads the integrated growth team. He most recently served as SVP of growth at IVX Health.

Monica Allen (BBA ’96) of Atlanta celebrated 21 years of working with her husband, Ethan K. Allen, at their business Zeus’ Closet, which serves fraternity and sorority members with custom Greek apparel.

Gülsen Kama (MBA ’96) of Mugla, Turkey, was appointed CFO of Northern Data AG, a global B2B technology company. She was formerly global deputy CFO at the firm. Prior to joining Northern Data, she served in a senior financial role at Quest Diagnostics.

Andy Lipman (BBA ’96) of Atlanta published a new book, The CF Warrior Project, Volume 2, detailing the lives of people affected by cystic fibrosis and their advocates. An author and public speaker, he and his family founded the Wish for Wendy Foundation in memory of his older sister, who died from the disease as an infant.

Brent Davis (BBA ’97) of St. Simons Island joined Virginia Tech football as a spring consultant. He spent nine seasons as the offensive coordinator for Army football, where he was a Broyles Award nominee. Previously, he was Georgia Southern’s offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.

Tom Pannell (BBA ’97, MAcc ’98) of New York, N.Y., was named a partner in the advisory division at PKF O’Connor Davies. Formerly a managing director for K2 Integrity, he joins the firm with 25 years of experience spearheading financial forensics investigations and responding to complex crisis events.

Paul Hammes (MBA ’98) of Winston-Salem, N.C., was recognized by Triad Business Journal as a 2022 C-Suite Award winner. He is CEO of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin, N.C.

Kim Adams (BBA ’99) of Stockbridge was hired as VP of diversity, equity and inclusion and talent acquisition for Ulta Beauty. A 2023 Terry Trailblazer, she previously held similar VP positions at Papa Johns and Equifax.

Tifani Pool (BBA ’99) of Statesboro was named director of East Georgia State College-Statesboro overseeing day-to-day operations. A longtime higher education professional, she worked in the Office of the Registrar at Georgia Southern University for 21 years.

Adam Ricks (BBA ’99, MAcc ’00) of Vestavia Hills, Ala., was named assistant comptroller and officer for Alabama Power Co. He was previously a corporate accounting manager for the organization.


Mark Walker (BBA ’00) of Roswell was named COO of Forestar Group, a residential lot development company. He was previously president of the firm’s East Region. Prior to joining Forestar, he was VP in land acquisition and development at D.R. Horton.

Libby Berman (BBA ’01, MAcc ’01) of College Grove, Tenn., was named VP and chief tax officer for LP Building Solutions, a manufacturer of high-performance building products. She joined the company in 2018 as chief tax officer overseeing LP’s global tax function.

Paul Bunn (BBA ’01, MAcc ’01) of Ringgold was named president and COO of Covenant Logistics Group. He was previously a senior EVP at the company, which he joined 14 years ago after an accounting career at EY.

Zack Deming (BBA ’01) of Atlanta joined Diversified Search Group, an executive search firm, as a managing director. He was previously a consultant with Russell Reynolds and a senior client partner with Korn Ferry.

Brad Margolis (BBA ’01) of Nashville, Tenn., was named CFO and VP of finance and administration for the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix, an IndyCar Series event combining racing and live music, where he oversees ticketing sales and operations. He was previously a partner at Tennman Entertainment.

Cristie Meadows (BBA ’01) of Dacula was promoted to director of OneX operations finance for Cisco Systems. She recently celebrated 20 years with the company.

Kate Patterson (BBA’ 01) of Watkinsville was named the first director of the Watkinsville Downtown Development Authority. She serves as a board member for Bethel Haven Inc. and as a governor’s appointee to the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Committee.

Mark Anthony Thomas (BBA ’01) of Pittsburgh, Pa., was named president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, a nonprofit organization of business and civic leaders. He has more than two decades of experience in economic development strategy, most recently as president of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance.

Bhupinder Singh Bhalla (MBA ’02) of New Delhi, India, was appointed as secretary of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. An experienced public administrator, he previously served as chairman of the New Delhi Municipal Council and was additional chief secretary to the Government of Delhi.

Tareq Hawasli (BBA ’02) of London, England, partnered with international law firm Withers to launch Withers Hakawati, an initiative to advise families and family-run companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council region. He is the co-founder of Darin Partners, a real estate investment firm.

Jon Ostenson (BBA ’02, MBA ’06) of Atlanta published a bestselling book, Non-Food Franchising: The Better Path to Business Ownership. He is the CEO of FranBridge Consulting, which connects entrepreneurs with business franchising opportunities.

Scott Cooper (MBA ’03) of San Antonio, Texas, was named COO of health care staffing firm Vighter. He was formerly director of financial programs at Western Door Federal. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army as a Medical Service Corps officer and worked for the U.S. government as a federal health care contractor.

Kristie McMahan (MBA ’03) of Decatur was named director of commercial administration and SVP for Colony Bank. She has nearly 25 years of banking experience and was previously a commercial banker and SVP at Colony.

Jeremy Miller (BBA ’03) was elected chair of the board of directors for OneBlood, a nonprofit that provides blood to more than 200 hospital partners throughout Florida as well as parts of Georgia and Alabama. He is a SVP at Gallagher and has an extensive background as a commercial insurance broker and risk management consultant.

Amanda Pierce (BBA ’03) of Flowery Branch was named VP of modern work platforms and application development at Warner Bros. Discovery. She has 20 years of experience at Warner and was previously technical director.

Reagan Wolfe (BBA ’03) of Athens was named to the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Atlanta Who’s Who for the second consecutive year. Additionally, he earned Certified Exit Planning (CExP) designation from the Business Enterprise Institute. He is a financial advisor for Ashford Advisors.

Will Chappell (BBA ’04) of Myrtle Beach, S.C., received the Thomas Lowell Buckland Memorial Teacher of Excellence Award from the South Carolina Council for the Social Studies and was named Teacher of the Year at HCS Early College High School in Conway, S.C. He specializes in personal finance education and project-based learning.

Nathan Stuck (BBA ’04, MBA ’17) of Athens celebrated the release of his first book, Happy Monday: Designing Your Dream Career. A part-time lecturer in Terry’s Full-Time MBA program, he is the founder and CEO of Profitable Purpose Consulting, which helps companies earn B Corp certification.

J.D. Whitlock (MBA ’04) of Dayton, Ohio, joined the global editorial board for CDO Magazine, a data analytics publication. He is CIO at Dayton Children’s Hospital and owner of Whit’s End Consulting. He was previously VP of enterprise intelligence at Bon Secours Mercy Health and is a retired USAF lieutenant colonel, having served in the Medical Service Corps.


Ben Bullock (BBA ’05) of Atlanta was named to the 2022 Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 under 40. He is founder and CEO of Bullock Capital.

Lt. Cmdr. Ben O’Neill (BBA ’05) of Fayetteville was named director of the Commander’s Action Group at the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), the Navy’s largest shore command. An experienced Naval officer and human resources professional, he previously served as a branch head for NETC’s N7 Directorate.

Lindsey McKinney (BBA ’05) of Bogart was named executive director of the McDaniel-Tichenor House, a historic 19th century mansion and special events venue in Monroe. Previously a small business owner, sales manager and event planner, she also has extensive volunteer experience with various nonprofit organizations.

Ben Reeves (BBA ’05) of Atlanta was named to the 2022 Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 under 40. He is a VP of transaction strategy for CIM Group.

Michael Bernath (BBA ’06) of Brookhaven was named SVP of acquisitions for Peachtree Group. He most recently served as a principal with Avison Young and its predecessor, Hotel Assets Group.

Andrew Dill (BBA ’06) of Watkinsville was awarded the Lockheed Martin NOVA Award, the company’s highest honor, for his work leading the Project Sublime economic development team. He is director of government relations at Lockheed Martin and previously held the same role at UGA.

Chip Goodroe (BBA ’06, MAcc ’07) of Mableton was named chief accounting officer for Bakkt Holdings Inc., a digital asset platform. He previously served as a senior manager with Grant Thornton LLP.

Shauna Anderson (BBA ’07) of Marietta became a member of the Producers Guild of America. The owner of Shauna D. & Co., a personal management and film production consulting firm, she had two films selected to premiere at this year’s Pan African Film Festival and has produced projects for BET, Netflix and Starz.

Bryan Langley (BBA ’07, MAcc ’08) of Atlanta was appointed as EVP and CFO of Floor & Decor. He joined the company in 2014 and has served in various positions in corporate strategy, financial planning and accounting. He previously worked in finance and risk management at Delta Air Lines.

Stephanie Self (BBA ’07, BMUS ’07) of Franklin, Tenn., won the 2022 Touring Award for Business Manager of the Year from the Country Music Association. She is a partner at Farris, Self & Moore, a Nashville-based boutique firm specializing in business management and financial planning services.

Will Childs (BBA ’08) of Atlanta was named EVP at BBG, an independent commercial real estate services firm. An experienced IT professional, he formerly served as a partner and EVP of seniors housing at OHC Advisors.

Kevin Hiler (MBA ’08) of Atlanta joined PopHealthCare as chief information officer. He previously served as VP of technology solutions for FirstLight Home Care.

Kim Marlatt (MBA ’08) of Tampa, Fla., was named chief marketing officer for North Mississippi Health Services. She most recently served as VP of marketing and sales for InnovaCare Partners in Orlando and spent nine years with BayCare in Tampa.

Matt Atkins (BBA ’09) of Albany was promoted to partner at corporate accounting firm Draffin Tucker. He has been with the company since 2010, serving in various roles in its health care practice.

Frederic Behrens (BBA ’09) of New York, N.Y., joined Cerity Partners LLC as a partner in the firm’s New York office. A member of the cross-border private client group, he joins the company through a merger with Round Table Wealth Management.

Tyler Grisham (BBA ’09) of Dallas, Texas, joined SRS Real Estate Partners as SVP and managing principal. He has more than 13 years of commercial real estate experience specializing in tenant representation and most recently served as a principal with Edge Realty Partners.

Lea Stevens (BBA ’09) of Savannah was named VP of sales for CSI Leasing, a technology leasing specialist. She was previously an account executive at the company.


Juan Calle (BBA ’10) of Brookhaven was named to the 2022 Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 under 40. He is a partner at Green Line Rates and co-owner of several bar and restaurant concepts in Athens and Atlanta.

Ben Cowart (BBA ’10, MBA ’22) of Decatur was named VP of government affairs for Georgia Retailers. He joins the group from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority, where he served as senior external affairs manager since 2015.

Drake Ayres (BBA ’11) of Newport Beach, Calif., was promoted to managing director of structured credit for Sabal Investment Holdings, a real estate investment management firm. He was formerly a senior associate at Sabal Financial Group.

Sam Pouns (BBA ’11) of Houston, Texas, joined Cushman & Wakefield as senior director. Prior to joining the firm he was a managing director at SquareFoot and spent nine years at Fritsche Anderson Realty Partners.

Chris Sanders (BBA ’11) of Denver, Colo., was promoted to director of security analytics and operations at Charles Schwab, where he was previously a senior manager.

Hillary Conley (BBA ’12) of Brooklyn, N.Y., joined Talos, a provider of institutional digital asset trading technology, as business development director. She previously spent five years at Gemini and four years at Bloomberg working in various business development roles.

William Drought (BBA ’12) of Savannah joined Oliver Maner LLP as a partner practicing civil litigation, working on personal injury, medical malpractice, business disputes and general litigation. He has been an associate at the firm since 2015.

Cody Kinchen (BBA ’12, MBA ’19) of Berkeley Lake was named a 2023 Power Broker by Risk & Insurance magazine. He is a senior broker at Aon and was recognized by the publication for exceptional client work.

Tucker Compton (BBA ’13) of Savannah joined Sterling Seacrest Pritchard as a client advisor. He previously worked for Brock Insurance Agency in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Kiana Morris (MBA ’14) of Smyrna was named to the 2022 Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 under 40. She is chief strategy officer and senior advisor for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Derek Hammock (BBA ’15, MAcc ’16) of Watkinsville was promoted to assistant athletic director for finance and strategic planning at the UGA Athletic Association. He was previously director of business operations.

Jason Howard (BBA ’15) of Atlanta joined Sage Mountain Advisors as a senior investment associate. He previously worked as a wealth advisor for Balentine and began his career at Mercer Investment Consulting.

Chris Andrews (MBA ’16) of Mableton was named marine division manager for Yamaha Motor Corp. He was previously a lead product manager in the Smart Connected Buildings division of Cooper Lighting Solutions.

Justin Gardner (MBA ’16) of Atlanta was named senior director of strategy at Mohawk Industries. He joined the company from Serta Simmons Bedding, where he was senior director for supply chain transformation.

John Good (AB ’16) of Winter Park, Fla., was appointed to the Seminole State College District Board of Trustees by Gov. Ron DeSantis. He is VP of Good Capital Group and was previously an analyst for Independent Financial and Jones Lang LaSalle.

Julia Hellman (BBA ’16) of Nashville, Tenn., was promoted to SVP at First Insurance Funding, where she was previously VP and relationship manager. Prior to joining the company in 2018, she was a risk associate at KPMG.

Jim Hicks (BBA ’16) of Atlanta joined Hall Booth Smith as an associate. Prior to earning his legal degree, he worked in marketing for Kaiser Permanente.

Kathryn Johnson (BBA ’16) of Richmond Hill joined Coleman Co., a Savannah-based civil engineering, land surveying and planning firm, as a marketing manager. She previously served as CEO of the Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.

Brandon Mintz (BBA ’16) of Pompano Beach, Fla., was named to the 2022 Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 under 40. He is president and CEO of Bitcoin Depot, which earned the top spot on the 2023 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.

Adam Stephenson (MBA ’16) of Raleigh, N.C., was named president and CEO of Breeze Thru Markets, a 17-store North Carolina convenience retail chain. He joins the organization from Cary Oil, a sister company under the common ownership of COC Properties.

Bubba Dunn (BBA ’18) of St. Simons Island joined Hall Booth Smith as an associate focusing on medical malpractice matters.

Emily Giambalvo (BBA ’18) of Silver Spring, Md., moved to a new role at The Washington Post, working on data-driven projects in the newspaper’s sports section. She previously covered Maryland football and men’s basketball and contributed to coverage of national college sports and the Olympics.

Nolan Hendricks (BBA ’18) of Euharlee joined Hall Booth Smith as an associate focusing on general liability and insurance coverage.

Danielle Adams (BBA ’19) of Saint Marys joined Hall Booth Smith as an associate focusing on aging services, health care, medical malpractice and premises liability.

William Amos Jr. (BBA ’19) of Atlanta opened his third franchise location of sandwich chain Jimmy John’s in Woodstock. He owns two Jimmy John’s restaurants in Macon and plans to expand with additional locations.

Olivia Spradley (BBA ’19) of Savannah joined Hall Booth Smith as an associate focusing on aging services and medical malpractice matters.


Patrick Bowman (MBA ’20) of Smyrna was named senior director of DTG2Go, the digital printing arm of Delta Apparel. He was previously VP of operations for Doxim, a document technology solutions company. A U.S. Marine Corps captain, he served on active duty for six years.

Miller Durham (BBA ’20) of Atlanta was promoted from associate to senior associate in Diversified Trust’s Atlanta office. He serves as an analyst for the investment team and has responsibilities that include manager due diligence and performance analysis.

Matt Almy (BBA ’21) of Houston, Texas, joined HVS as a senior associate in the company’s brokerage and advisory division. He was formerly a sales associate for Marcus & Millichap.

Karan Pol (AB ’21) of Washington, D.C., joined the Partnership for Southern Equity as a policy manager in the organization’s Just Energy group, where he oversees federal, state and local legislation pertaining to energy and climate change. He was previously a research manager for the Energy Impact Center.

Anna Brogan (BBA ’22) of St. Simons Island was hired as a technology assurance audit associate at KPMG in the company’s Nashville office.